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News Releose 

Release: 94-02 
Contact: Paula R. DiLeo 

Telephone: (609) 520-4648 

DOW JONES TO PROVIDE NEWS SERVICE FOR THE INTERNET 

DowVision Now Available to Businesspeople Around the World 

Using WAIS, Inc. Technology 

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., January 25, 1994 — Dow Jones Business 
Information Services announced today it will provide one of the 
first comprehensive, subscription-based business and financial 
news services over the Internet. 

The service, DowVision on the Internet, will include the full 
text of The Wall Street Journal and same day text of The New York 
Times News Service, Dow Jones News Service, Dow Jones Inter- 
national News Services, and press release wires. DowVision on the 
Internet is being shown at the Demo '94 conference here through 
January 26. 

DowVision on the Internet is the first Dow Jones service to 
be adapted specifically for delivery over the Internet. 
Previously available only through corporate local area networks, 
DowVision will soon be available to the worldwide community of 
hundreds of millions of Internet users. 

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Dow Jones & 

Company, Inc. 

Dov>- Jones Information Services 

P.O. Box 300 

Princeton. New Jersey 08>i3^300 



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The Internet is a worldwide computer network linking millions 
of computers, allowing users to send electronic mail, read news, 
download software and more. Begun more than ten years ago as a 
way to link research, government and academic institutions and 
defense contractors, the Internet is now experiencing tremendous 
growth among business users and corporations. 

WAIS, Inc., developer of the WAIS server technology and a 
recognized leader in the Internet community, will host and process 
the DowVision information for distribution over the Internet, 
users connected to the Internet will then be able to search the 
information using standard Internet searching tools such as WAIS, 

Gopher and Mosaic. 

"As more and more businesspeople access the Internet, Dow 
Jones wants to be sure our services are available to them in a way 
that is both useful and familiar," said Dorothea Coccoli Palsho, 
vice president, Dow Jones Information Services. "By tailoring our 
premier business and financial news and information for Internet 
users, we're backing up our commitment to serve this growing 
market . " 

"With its breadth of reports from all over the world, its 
attention to detail and its unsurpassed reputation for timely 
business news, Dow Jones will set a new standard for Internet- 
based services," said WAIS President Brewster Kahle. "We are 
delighted to work with Dow Jones to extend its business to global 
markets. " 

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DowVision is published by Dow Jones Business Information 
services, a part of the Information Services Group of Dow Jones, 
which includes Dow Jones/Telerate and Dow Jones Financial News 
Services. Business Information Services provides business and 
financial news and information products to corporations and 
consumers through a variety of electronic media: computer, 
telephone, facsimile and radio. Dow Jones also publishes The Wall 
Street Journal® and its international editions, Barron's® and 
community newspapers. 

WAIS, Inc., based in Menlo Park, Calif., provides products 
and services for organizations who wish to deliver information 
over the Internet. By setting up interactive on-line services for 
businesses, government, libraries and education organizations, 
WAIS, Inc. intends to improve the quality of information available 
over the Internet. 

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For more information on WAIS, Inc., please contact John Duhring, 
415-617-0444, or send electronic mail to info@WAIS.com.